Expertise Tapped for Comprehensive Dog Training Guide by Reader’s Digest

Zoom Room, a revolutionary indoor dog training gym, is proud to announce its feature in a comprehensive dog training guide published by Reader’s Digest on August 1, 2023. Heather Gillihan, the Director of Learning and Development at Zoom Room, contributed her insights on various aspects of dog training, including teaching dogs to heel and crate training.

The article, which serves as an all-encompassing guide for dog owners, covers a wide range of topics from basic obedience commands to more advanced tricks and behavioral training. Gillihan’s expertise is prominently featured, offering valuable tips and techniques to help dog owners train their pets effectively.

“Heather’s contributions to the Reader’s Digest article underscore the depth of knowledge and experience that Zoom Room brings to the table,” said Stephanie Knepp, Vice President of Operations for Zoom Room. “We are thrilled to be recognized by such a reputable publication and look forward to continuing to provide top-notch training and education for dog owners.”

Zoom Room’s unique approach to dog training focuses on strengthening the bond between dogs and their human companions through socialization, positive reinforcement, and interactive learning. The company’s mission aligns perfectly with the article’s emphasis on using positive reinforcement and consistency in training.

“We are committed to offering a holistic training experience that not only educates the dog but also the owner,” added Gillihan. “Being featured in Reader’s Digest is a testament to the effectiveness of our methods and the positive impact we have on the lives of dogs and their families.”

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Established in 2007, Zoom Room® is a venture-backed and revolutionary indoor dog training gym, recently recognized as one of the Top 40 fastest-growing consumer service brands in the United States per the Inc 5000 list. Zoom Room’s mission is to deepen the bond and communication between dogs and their human companions through its focus on socialization, positive reinforcement, human education, and interactive learning. Accolades include rankings on Entrepreneur‘s Franchise 500 list and their esteemed list of Top Franchises for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. They are also the authors of the best-selling dog training book, Puppy Training in 7 Easy Steps and Ultimate Puppy Training for Kids. Committed to social responsibility, Zoom Room celebrates responsible pet owners and actively collaborates with animal rescue and welfare organizations at both local and national levels. Discover more about how Zoom Room is redefining the pet industry at